F.K. White One Of Several CPSB Schools Closing Due To COVID
Tuesday, January 11, the Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB), announced the temporary closures of S.J. Welsh Middle School and LeBlanc Middle School from January 12, through Thursday, January 13 due to increasing COVID-19 cases. CPSB reported they don't have enough substitutes to fill in for the going number of teachers and staff to continue face-to-face learning for the next two days. In a statement, the school board said to many members of the staff have to quarantine after testing positive for the virus.
The latest school closure was announced Wednesday, January 12. Parents and guardians were alerted via the CPSB automated service that F.K. White Middle School was also being forced to close temporarily, Jan. 13 through Jan. 14 due to overwhelming positive COVID-19 cases and staffing issues. For more details see the CPSB website and be sure to watch the local news for further information regarding this story.